Rates

Description of Services follows below rates table.

CURRENT SPECIAL

 

 

 

 

June Poetry Special

Loafe with me on the grass, loose the stop from your throat,
Not words, not music or rhyme I want, not custom or lecture, not even the best,
Only the lull I like, the hum of your valvèd voice.

–Walt Whitman, Song of Myself

Submit 50 or more pages of poetry before July 4th
and enjoy 10% off the service of your choice.

Magnum Opus Deal

Are you working on a manuscript of 100 pages or longer? Let us know for a 10% discount for any edit of your dissertation, novel, or other major work.

Just mention these specials when you request your quote now through the end of June!

STUDENTS INDIVIDUALS & ACADEMICS UNIVERSITIES & INSTITUTIONS PHARMACEUTICAL, TECHNOLOGY, & other COMPANIES
Line-by-Line Edit

Our most popular service

$60/hr $70/hr $85/hr $125/hr
Copy Edit $55/hr $65/hr $80/hr $120/hr
Proofreading $50/hr $60/hr $75/hr $115/hr
Formatting $55/hr $60/hr $75/hr $115/hr
Developmental Edit $65/hr $75/hr $95/hr $125/hr
Written Critique $70/hr $80/hr $100/hr $130/hr
Coaching $75/hr $90/hr $100/hr $130/hr

A 10% reduced project rate will be applied to manuscript edits over 100 pages in length.

Coaching sessions may be bundled and developed into a writing program at a reduced fee.

Description of Services (see Services page for more details)

Proofreading

  • Spelling review
  • Grammar and syntax review
  • Punctuation review

Formatting

  • Footnotes review
  • Citations review
  • Reference pages review

Copy Edit

  • Copy editing of main body of document, with review of accompanying material
  • Final corrections to style, grammar, and citations
  • Proofreading included

Line-by-Line Edit

  • Track Changes review of entire document, offering maximum editorial engagement with the manuscript
  • Thorough editorial review of style, grammar, voice, organization, and other elements
  • Comments explain the editor’s rationale, posing general questions to the author and offering strategies and examples

Developmental Edit

  • Developmental help for both fictional and nonfictional works
  • Guidance and encouragement for authors to render their ideas in tangible form, achieving proper tone, structure, and content
  • Development of both ideas and of early writing efforts

Written Critique

  • Close reading with attention to organization and shape
  • Suggestions on foregrounding strengths; concrete guidance for trimming of any excess
  • Detailed critique, usually several pages in length

Coaching

  • Interactive manuscript and essay development
  • One-on-one assistance at any stage of the writing process
  • Tailored process for each author’s needs and goals